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From Justin Mason ...@jmason.org>
Subject Re: sa-update channel problem
Date Mon, 15 Feb 2010 10:29:21 GMT
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 07:46, mbeis <mbeis@xs4all.nl> wrote:
>
>
> John Hardin wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, 14 Feb 2010, mbeis wrote:
>>
>>> Feb 14 22:12:46.522 [11706] dbg: dns: query failed:
>>> 0.3.3.updates.spamassassin.org => NOERROR
>>> Feb 14 22:12:46.525 [11706] dbg: dns: query failed:
>>> mirrors.updates.spamassassin.org => NOERROR
>>> channel: no 'mirrors.updates.spamassassin.org' record found, channel
>>> failed
>>> Feb 14 22:12:46.525 [11706] dbg: diag: updates complete, exiting with
>>> code 4
>>>
>>> I've no idea where to look to solve this. Has anyone here have an idea
>>> what
>>> causes this?
>>
>> Silly, basic question: does DNS work from that host?
>>
>> What does "dig +short -t TXT 0.3.3.updates.spamassassin.org" return?
>>
>>
> I have this computer running like this for 6 years now, and I've never had a
> problem like this before. When I enter the command it returns nothing,
> doesn't seem ok to me?

The most likely scenario is that your /etc/resolv.conf file specifies
an incorrect value for the first nameserver.  Ensure the first IP
listed in that file is a working recursive NS.

if you don't have working DNS at the site, maybe download the rules
tarball from the download site and use sa-update --install.

-- 
--j.

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